The government has clear positions on the issues that sparked heated public debates over the past few months but seeks strong backing from society to represent them in the international arena and at home, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office said on Thursday commenting on an upcoming “national consultation” survey. Gergely Gulyas cited the examples of compensation payments to Roma in Gyongyospata, a procedure … Continue reading Govt to start new national consultation
Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Monday he was certain European Union member states would reach an agreement on the bloc’s next budget that would satisfy everyone, adding, however, that more time was needed to get there. Continue reading “Orban certain EU to agree satisfactory outcome to next budget”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday said that even at times when the continent was divided “we knew there was always only one Europe,” at an ecumenical service commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic, a pivotal event in the fall of communism in 1989. Continue reading ““Europe has always been one” – Orban meets Merkel”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will mark the 30th anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic, one of a series of events that led to the dismantling of the Iron Curtain and the fall of communism, in Sopron, in western Hungary, on Monday. Continue reading “Orban, Merkel to mark Pan-European Picnic anniversary”
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will mark together the 30th anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic, one of a series of events leading to the dismantling of the Iron Curtain and the fall of communism, the prime minister’s press chief told MTI on Wednesday.
The conflict between Fidesz and the European People’s Party (EPP) is almost a tragedy, Werner J. Patzelt, campaign manager of the CDU in Saxony, political science professor at Technische Universitat Dresden, told Magyar Hírlap, adding that it’s very important for non-leftist parties to stay together, despite the pressure of the left-wing media and parties. Continue reading “Merkel unlikely to complete her term”